Post Tagged with: "tuition fees"

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Town hall recap: Students call RSU’s spending ‘strange’

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) held a casual town hall meeting on Thursday to give students an opportunity to ask executives about current projects, and speak up about the issues on their mind. The new Wellness Centre, RSU’s involvement with the Canadian Federation of Students’ (CFS) Fight the Fees campaign and the anti-choice protesters on campus were a few topics […]

by Amira Zubairi· · News, On Campus
(Courtesy Hongen Nar)

PHOTOS: Fight the Fees protest

Ryerson students rallied Nov. 2 in support of the Canadian Federation of Students’ (CFS) National Day of Action to fight tuition fees. The morning began with a free breakfast on Gould Street provided by the Continuing Education Students’ Association of Ryerson (CESAR), followed by performances and speakers with the theme of access and affordability of education. Supporters of the ‘Fight the […]

by Megan Stephens· · In pictures, News
Rising tuition has students climbing the walls

Rising tuition has students climbing the walls

Mount Debtverest was erected on Gould Street this week, drawing attention to the towering rise in tuition costs. Ryerson students were invited to climb the nearly 8-metre wall, given the moniker “Mount Debtverest,” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday. The wall represented the potential debt students take on by pursuing a post-secondary education — and the challenges they face […]

by Olivia Chandler· · News, On Campus, Politics, students, Top stories
Students rally to lower tuition fees at a Ryerson Students' Union Freeze the Fees events.  (Marija Petrovic, Ryersonian Staff)

More tuition, more problems

Ontario post-secondary students are still paying the highest tuition costs across Canada, according to a Statistics Canada report released last week. Full-time Ontario undergraduates are paying an average of $8,114 in tuition this year, according to the report. Fees in the province are up more than three per cent from the 2015-2016 academic year, and far exceed the national average […]

Students at the RSU's Freeze the Fees event on Monday. (Ryersonian Staff)

Liberals announce free tuition for students from low-income families

The Ontario government has pledge to overhaul the Ontario Tuition Grant program to cover the average cost of tuition fees from students from low-income families.

by Gabriela Panza-Beltrandi· · News, Top stories
A member of Reignite Ryerson said it is not an anti-RSU group in a public meeting held on Nov. 26, 2015. (Facebook/Reignite Ryerson)

Reignite Ryerson and RSU: Unpacking Ryerson’s tuition fee debate

The Ryersonian compiled responses from each group on how they will address the issue of tuition fees.

by Latifa Abdin· · education, jobs, News, On Campus, students
Can Ryerson cut tuition fees?

Can Ryerson cut tuition fees?

A new student group says no one is fighting to decrease tuition fees this year. While the students’ union is usually the one campaigning, Reignite Ryerson is taking over.

by Ryersonian Staff· · On Campus, RyersonianTV
In this Nov. 20, 2014 file photo, protesters set up camp outside Jorgensen Hall calling for the university to freeze tuition fees. (Marija Petrovic / Ryersonian Staff)

Co-operative tone set after RSU-Reignite meeting already off key

New Reignite Ryerson post addressing vice-president education Cormac McGee’s connection to Rise for Ryerson campaign leads to accusations of a smear campaign

by Al Donato· · On Campus
RyersonianTV: November 5, 2015 – Justin Trudeau sworn in, Reignite Ryerson calls for lower tuition fees, H&M’s Balmain collection released

RyersonianTV: November 5, 2015 – Justin Trudeau sworn in, Reignite Ryerson calls for lower tuition fees, H&M’s Balmain collection released

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by Ryersonian Staff· · RyersonianTV
Zidane Mohamed, former Unite Ryerson candidate, at an election debate earlier this year. Mohamed is part of the Reignite Ryerson tuition hike protest group launched yesterday. (Latifa Abdin/Ryersonian Staff)

Protest group wants RSU to shut up about Drake, demands lower tuition

Calling themselves Reignite Ryerson, the group issued a manifesto demanding action to address rising tuition and cost of living in Toronto

by Al Donato· · education, News, On Campus, stability, students
In this Nov. 20, 2014 file photo, protesters set up camp outside Jorgensen Hall calling for the university to freeze tuition fees. (Marija Petrovic / Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson Students’ Union releases alternative budget in hopes of freezing tuition fees

By Kevin Alfaro and Daksha Rangan The Ryerson Students’ Union’s (RSU) alternative budget came out on Tuesday, but their report left more questions than answers. The report found that on average, Ryerson has been running a structural surplus of $14 million over the past five years. It says that based on that number, the school could give each student a […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Students at the RSU's Freeze the Fees event on Monday. (Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson Students’ Union wants details on Ryerson’s budget

By Shane Perusse In an effort to pressure the university to stop tuition hikes, the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) launched its Freeze the Fees campaign on Monday. RSU executives are also demanding the university release “budget details,” but one union spokesperson says they don’t know the exact details they need to be requesting. “At this time we simply don’t know […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · education, News, On Campus, students